Indonesian Film Forum proudly bring our 1956 Indonesian restored drama musical movie "Three Maidens" aka Tiga Dara with an introduction of the presentation of a documentary on the restoration process.
Saturday, December 17 2016
Anthology film Archives, 32 Second Ave, NY 10003
1.00 pm : Restoration documentary presentation, 35 mins
1.45 pm : Restored Three Maidens (Tiga Dara), 116 mins
Synopsis : Three sisters, live with their father and grandmother. In a series of attempts, the family helps to find one of the sister a suitor, leading to some unexpected results.
The Official trailer : https://youtu.be/hOswClCM3X0
The before -after restoration : https://youtu.be/pNhvuqFNiLw
One of the most successful Indonesian film in the 1950’s, the drama musical film launched the career of newcomer, Indriati Iskak. Win a Citra Award for The Best Music Composition for Film (received by Saiful Bahri as Music Composer) in Indonesian Film Festival 1960, and it was screened as world premiere in Venice International Film Festival 1959. In 2015-2016, the film was restored by SA Films in 4K resolution from the orignal film elements owned by the family of Usmar Ismail that's been preserved and collected by Sinematek Indonesia. The film was physically repaired in L'immagine Ritrovata facilities in Bologna, Italy, and digitally restored in PT Render Post Indonesia facilities in Jakarta, Indonesia. The restored version is screened in Indonesian commercial theaters starting on August 2016.